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Senior Full-Stack Engineer

Published on Wed, 12 Oct 2022 18:52 UTC
(108 days ago)

At Instawork, we’re driven by our vision to create economic opportunity for local businesses and skilled hourly professionals in communities around the world. With a growing number of hub cities across the world in the U.S., Canada, India, and beyond, we’re looking for top talent to help rapidly scale our high-tech and high-touch labor marketplace. Our accomplished and dedicated team is passionate about our mission and committed to crafting revolutionary products, all with the backing of our world-class investors, including Benchmark, Spark Capital, Craft Ventures, Greylock Capital, Y Combinator, and more!

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Full-Stack Engineer, with a proven track record of success to join our rapidly growing team. Reporting to an Engineering Manager this role serves as a critical member of the Engineering team in Vancouver, and is responsible for working in a product team building new features and products across web and mobile. All of the engineers work across the full stack, so we take special care to make the experience as seamless and productive as possible. You will contribute to our process by developing best practices/conventions, tooling, and evaluating new libraries/technologies. This position is required to be in the office a couple of days a week.

What You'll Do

  • Develop high-impact features end to end on web and mobile
  • Act as a tech lead for larger projects
  • Create and analyze A/B tests for new features
  • Collaborate with PMs and designers to find the right approach to build a feature
  • Provide feedback to engineers in the form of code reviews and comments on technical documents
  • Mentor junior and mid level engineers on the team

Who You Are

  • 5+ years of experience with web development in production, preferably with the tools in our stack: Python/Django for web apps and - - APIs, Celery for background jobs, MySQL, Redis, ElasticSearch, React Native for cross-platform mobile apps
  • A deep understanding of best practices in UX, and the differences between web and mobile
  • Track record of launching and iterating on apps or large software projects
  • Experience as a tech lead on features or projects
  • Enthusiasm for evaluating new services and technologies, and shaping the culture and values of the team
  • Experience working with Graph Databases or Machine Learning is a plus

Instawork Values

  • Bias for Action -- We are a growing team and an evolving product. We want a team of do’ers to drive the company forward, even if it means making decisions with incomplete information or being wrong.
  • Act Like an Owner -- Treat this company as though it is your own. Execute on the fundamentals, and act creatively to drive growth. Your ability to drive impact in any part of our company is only limited by your courage and conviction, not your job title.
  • Always Be Learning -- We are changing an entire industry. We strive to learn from each other and get better each day, week, and month, so that our team’s learnings can compound and we can all improve, together.
  • Empathy, Trust, Candor -- Empathy for our business partners and professionals means we put ourselves in their shoes. Empathy for our colleagues means we are always upfront and honest with each other, which comes from trust.

About Instawork

Founded in 2016, Instawork is the leading flexible staffing solution for local, hourly professionals. Its digital marketplace connects thousands of businesses and more than one million workers in the U.S., filling a critical role in local economies. Instawork helps businesses in food & beverage, hospitality, and warehouse/logistics industries fill temporary and permanent job opportunities in more than 25 U.S. markets. For more information visit www.instawork.com.

We value diversity on our team and firmly believe Instawork is stronger when we hire people who make their own unique contributions to our culture. We welcome all applicants and encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

To learn more about our company values, please visit https://info.instawork.com/about.

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